The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 89 100 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 57 23 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.73% 0.97% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.06% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 43
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +29.25%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3097 2165 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.05% 91.66% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 1353 1425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 185 194
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.48 £34.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +1 13 £375 -29.24% 1
Bristol -6 13 £458 +26.20% 2
Gloucestershire -10 10 £375 +15.38%
Devon - 8 £431 -
Wiltshire -14 4 £525 +60.30% 3
Dorset -2 2 £353 +33.83%
Cornwall - - - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) Oracle
3 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 29 (45.31%) Oracle Database
5 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 19 (29.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (28.13%) Linux
8 17 (26.56%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (25.00%) Migration
9 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (25.00%) Windows
9 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
10 15 (23.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
12 12 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (18.75%) Solaris
12 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (17.19%) Oracle Exadata
14 10 (15.63%) Oracle Application Server
14 10 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
15 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
15 9 (14.06%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (14.06%) Oracle 11i
15 9 (14.06%) Oracle 9iAS
16 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
16 8 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
17 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (10.94%) Data Integration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle 9iAS
3 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) SAN
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (45.31%) Oracle Database
3 19 (29.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (23.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (17.19%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (9.38%) MySQL
10 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (7.81%) OLAP
11 5 (7.81%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
13 3 (4.69%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
14 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Web Services
2 5 (7.81%) Middleware
2 5 (7.81%) BSON
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.13%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.56%) Flash
5 1 (1.56%) COM
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Integration
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Statistics
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) Open Source
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (18.75%) Solaris
4 6 (9.38%) UNIX
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (10.94%) CRM
2 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (9.38%) ETL
4 5 (7.81%) Release Management
5 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.69%) Database Tuning
6 3 (4.69%) Change Control
7 2 (3.13%) Database Security
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL
7 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.56%) ITSM
8 1 (1.56%) Security Management
8 1 (1.56%) E-business
8 1 (1.56%) High Availability
8 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) COBOL
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) MCDBA
5 2 (3.13%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Oracle
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) Sun
5 2 (3.13%) CommVault
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Siebel
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec
5 2 (3.13%) McAfee
5 2 (3.13%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.56%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
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Posted: 4 days ago
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